DALLAS - Texas Instruments Inc. announced that it has completed the sale of its Sensors & Controls business to affiliates of Bain Capital LLC, a leading global private investment firm, for $3 billion in cash.

The former Sensors & Controls business has adopted the name Sensata Technologies, and will continue to be headquartered in Attleboro, Mass., and maintain additional manufacturing and technology development centers located in Brazil, China, Holland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Mexico, as well as sales offices around the world.

Texas Instruments expects to recognize an after-tax gain in the range of $1.6 billion to $1.7 billion from the sale in the current quarter. The sale did not include the radio frequency identification (RFID) systems operation, which remains part of Texas Instruments.

For more information on Sensata Technologies, visit www.sensata.com.

Publication date: 05/08/2006